# Computer Modeling of Cognition: Levels of Analysis

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## 16 Questions

### In what way are Deep Blue and Garry Kasparov different at the physical components level?

Deep Blue is constructed from silicon circuitry, while Kasparov’s chess playing ability is based in a biological brain.

3.5 to 2.5

### For researchers interested in modeling high-level cognitive activities, what is instructive to compare and consider?

Deep Blue and Kasparov

cognition

### What is the name of the university where Michael RW Dawson, the author of the article, is affiliated?

University of Alberta

### At what level of analysis is a researcher primarily concerned with the question 'What information processing problem is being solved by the system'?

Computational level

### According to David Marr, what is the first level of analysis relevant when studying information processors?

Computational level

### What type of question does the computational level of analysis correspond to?

Asking what information processing problem is being solved by the system

### What does the computational level of analysis often involve?

Specifying abstract laws and using formal techniques such as mathematical or logical proof

### What does the computational-level question usually result in?

A mathematical statement that an information processing system is solving a particular problem

### What did David Marr argue was relevant when studying information processors?

Three general levels of analysis

### At which level of analysis is a researcher primarily concerned with the quest?

Algorithmic level

### What is the second analysis proposed by David Marr when studying information processors?

Algorithmic level

### What does the algorithmic level of analysis primarily concern?

Implementation of the computational problem in the system

### What is the researcher primarily concerned with at the algorithmic level of analysis?

The quest

Explore the levels of analysis in computer modeling of cognition with this introductory article by Michael RW Dawson from the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Delve into describing cognition from multiple perspectives, analyzing task, algorithm, and implementation, and understanding the three-level hypothesis using the example of color perception.

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